Happy Monday! Since today is the final day of the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Arts, I thought “Hey, what better day to do a little recap of the event?.” Even though the event is ending today and this information is pretty useless at this point, I still wanted to share a little bit about my time at the festival. And by “my time at the festival”, I mean talk about all the yummy food I ate while I was there.
The Epcot International Festival of the Arts is my second favorite of the Epcot festivals (after the Flower and Garden Festival of course. No shade to the Food and Wine Festival but it’s definitely my least favorite). I mean who doesn’t love looking at cool art while eating good food?! I know it’s the festival of the “arts” but warning, this post is solely about the food. (#SorryNotSorry). In this post I’ll be rating (on a scale on 1-5) all the treats I tried during the festival.
Here’s how I would rate the food at the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Arts:
Welcome to a special Blind Box & Bag Roundup dedicated to my favorite little rodent! I can’t believe the legend himself, Mickey Mouse, is turning 90 this month. Disney and Mickey had such a huge impact on both my childhood and adulthood. And for that, Mickey will always have a special place in my heart!
Through the years Mickey has had lots of iconic looks and I loved that they represented all of the phrases of Mickey in blind bag form! I was super excited when I saw these at Target and I’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to finally open them. (And what’s more perfect than Mickey’s birthday month!).
Speaking of Mickey, don’t forget to tune into Mickey’s 90th Spectacular, a dazzling two-hour primetime event on ABC on November 4th! Continue reading
If you guys follow me on Instagram then you may have already seen my post from yesterday. It’s official, for the first time in THREE YEARS I am no longer a Disney Annual Passholder. It’s a sad day but at the same time I’m so grateful for these past three years! I grew up at Disney (Disney World specifically). Some of my favorite childhood memories include my mom, sister and I at Disney World!
And even though I’ve been a huge Disney fan since I was a young child, it wasn’t until my adulthood that I truly fell in love with Disney. The Disney Parks were always a blast when I visited them as a kid but as an adult, it was a whole new experience!
Thanks Disney for making my adulthood so magical!
Happy Friday you guys! I am SO crazy behind in sharing my travel posts. No seriously, I’m WAY behind. I’ve only shared one post from my trip to Canada (which was back in June) and I have like five more to share! There’s a fun Chicago themed travel post that I still need to share. And I also have a bunch of Disney Cruise posts to share. (I had such a blast on my second Disney Cruise and I have lots of new tips and tricks to share!).
So today I decided to share a fun Disney Cruise themed post: Ideas For Decorating Your Stateroom Door! This is kind of a “part two” to THIS POST, in which I shared different tips for decorating your stateroom door. While we are on the subject of Disney Cruises, make sure to check out my Fish Extenders 101 post and THIS POST, which talks all about Vanellope’s Sweets and Treats.
Now onto the post!
I’m back! I had such a blast at Disney World and on my Disney Cruise but now, sadly, it’s back to reality. This was such a bittersweet trip because unfortunately, this was my last Disney trip for awhile. As most of you know, I’ve been an annual passholder at Disney for three years now (since 2015). And because of that, I was able to visit the Disney Parks quite often.
In fact, since 2015 I’ve visited a combination of Disneyland, Disney World and Disneyland Paris 20+ times. And I went on two Disney cruises in that timeframe as well! (That’s a LOT of Disney!). It’s hard to put into words but Disney is truly MY happy place. I don’t mind when people say things like “Disney is for kids”, or “Disney is a tourist trap” or “why waste money on Disney when you can visit to xyz!”. At the end of the day, it’s MY choice and I’ll always chose Disney.
But, there’s always a sliver lining. The reason I’m taking an extended Disney break (and not renewing my annual pass when it expires in October) is because I’m saving for a trip to Tokyo Disneyland! (Actually, I really want to spend a month in Asia and hit Tokyo Disneyland, Shanghai Disneyland and Honk Kong Disneyland all within one trip!).
A little ambitious, I know!